Preview 2000: New Season Musts

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Preview 2000-New Season musts

ROSWELL: 9-10 p.m. on Wednesdays on WPIX/Ch. 11

(Oct. 6).Think “Romeo and Juliet” as a chapter from “The X-

Files.” But don’t think this is a sci-fi romance for teens only. Like “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” this series inspired by the “Roswell High” books promises to be wise, witty and watchable beyond its years. Do cute visitors have the superpowers to woo viewers from a Sarah-

less “Party of Five”? Can teen extraterrestrials, orphaned by the crash of 1947 and now known to a pleasantly motley crew of human teenoids, stay a step ahead of a hard-

nosed sheriff obsessed by the truth he’s convinced is out there in New Mexico? Can a brooding alien heartthrob (Jason Behr) and a down-to-earth Katie Holmes type (Shiri Appleby) have anything more than an affair of the heart? Yes, we hope so, and we don’t know.